We are very pleased to report on a strong pipeline of over 50 projects being presented to us during the last 12 months in 2012. These projects have been sourced from a combination of public enquiries, our network of accountants who refer us projects, the public grant bodies and client referrals.
Our recent investments include wave energy, energy efficiency, bioenergy technology, off grid power generation and an Energy Supply Company (ESCO). We plan to make further investment in our existing portfolio and also in other exciting opportunities in waste to energy, wind energy technology and smart grid technologies.
Our risk profile is on average medium. We invest in lower risk companies with revenues and profits. We also invest in higher risk businesses, however each will have strong partners for supporting either technology development and or market entry. This mitigates the risk significantly whilst offering our investor strong upside potential. A key differentiator in our fund is that each investment is made on an ordinary share full participation basis so that our investors get maximum upside.
Potential investors should note that other investments in the marketplace offer capped returned. Capped returns are not guaranteed returns and as with all EII investments it is not permitted by law to provide minimum returns or guarantees.